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Britain introduces heterosexual civil partnerships

A couple who went to Britain's highest court to win the right to legalize their relationship without getting married were among the first in the country Tuesday to celebrate a change in marriage laws

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People enjoy daily life in Yangon

A girl plays with soap bubbles at Botahtaung harbour in Yangon, Myanmar, Dec. 31, 2019. (Xinhua/U Aung) YANGON, Jan. 1, 2020 (Xinhua) -- People enjoy leisurely daily life in Yangon, Myanmar. A girl p

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Feature: Trip to China helps heal Zimbabwean students from regions hit by Cyclone Idai

at Harare Institute of Technology (HIT) in Harare, capital of Zimbabwe, Oct. 20, 2016. (Xinhua) "I wish a prosperous new year to the people of China and Zimbabwe," said Wimbainashe Zviuya. Ten studen

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Australia starts New Year with deadly fires

The mayor of Sydney defended his decision to press ahead with the Australian city's New Year's Eve celebrations even as deadly wildfires burned nearby.The skies in coastal towns

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Xi's New Year speech lauded by overseas analysts

Chinese President Xi Jinping's New Year speech on Tuesday has been enthusiastically received by overseas analysts who have praised China's remarkable achievements and fruitful cooperation with countr

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Urgent: Pentagon says sending 750 U.S. troops to Middle East after embassy storming in Baghdad

U.S. Secretary of Defense Mark Esper said on Tuesday that the United States will deploy about 750 troops immediately to the Middle East, a move taken hours after demonstrators stormed the U.S. embass

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France's Macron vows to push through pension reform plan in New Year's Eve address

Despite mounting pressure from an anti-pension reform social movement, French President Emmanuel Macron said in his New Year's Eve address broadcast live on Tuesday evening that his government wil